Vindpark Vänern
30 MW Fully Commissioned Sweden

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Latest Windfarm News
Sembcorp Marine's subsidiaries secure two contracts
Energy Global
Sembmarine SLP Limited (SLP), which is 70% owned by Sembcorp Marine, has been awarded a contract to design and build the offshore substation platform for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. The contract has been granted by Siemens Transmission ...
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21/10/2014 11:16:18

Wind farm to power 35000 Scottish homes
The Planner
The proposed Afton wind farm, which will have a generating capacity of 74 Megawatts (MW) will be developed by E.ON. The announcement comes after four large offshore wind farms in the Forth and Tay region - together able to power 1.6 million of Scottish ...
Source: news.google.com
21/10/2014 09:23:45

Chinese Wind Industry Operation & Maintenance A $3 Billion-A-Year Opportunity
CleanTechnica
A lot of time and metaphorical ink is spent on the installation and operation of renewable energy installations, be they onshore wind or offshore wind or solar, with very little attention paid to the before and after — the investment and maintenance phases, ...
Source: news.google.com
21/10/2014 08:56:10

WTG transport and installation deal
Maritime Journal
Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, which holds the licenses and consents to enable it to construct the Dudgeon offshore wind farm, is owned by two Norwegian companies, Statoil and Statkraft, and Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar. Statoil holds ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 15:24:45

Investigating The Environmental Impact Of Offshore Wind Farms
CleanTechnica
Despite my well-publicised love for offshore wind farms and wind technology in general, the reality is that pursuing such a technology to the detriment of the environment almost completely undermines the supposed benefits we reap from such renewable ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 12:25:08

U.K. Green Investment Bank's Wind Fund Raise 'Going Well'
Bloomberg
The U.K. Green Investment Bank is set to tie up the first investments in a $1.6 billion fund by the end of March, part of Britain's push to cement its dominance in offshore wind power. The lender has interest from two potential cornerstone investors, each for ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 11:30:26

A2SEA secures contract to support Dudgeon offshore wind farm in UK
Energy Business Review
"We are very pleased to continue our cooperation and partnership with Statoil for installation of turbines, which started on their first offshore wind project Sheringham Shoal, and now continues on the Dudgeon project." Scheduled to be commissioned by the ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 10:24:06

Spotlight shines on the Humber's offshore wind activities
Grimsby Telegraph
CHANGING TIDE: The rapidly changing face of Grimsby Fish Docks, or Port of Grimsby East, where up to 50 boats are now serving the renewable energy industry. Half of the UK's current offshore wind farm construction is taking place out of Grimsby, with ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 09:47:59




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Project Details for Vindpark Vänern
General Information Name Vindpark Vänern correct
Other names Gasslingegrund correct
Country name Sweden correct
Region Hammarö Kommun correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 30 MW correct
Turbine Model WWD-3-100 (WinWinD), Dynawind correct
Turbine Capacity 3 MW correct
Number of Turbines 10 correct
Total Turbine Height 140 m correct
Hub Height 90.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 100 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Rock-Anchored Concrete Rings (Foundation consists of a stack of precast concrete rings placed on a level rock seafloor. These are then tied together by16 rods that go through all the rings and into rock.) correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Detailed wind speed data 6 hr/day/month historic data
Costs Stated Project Cost SEK(mill) 540.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Vanern Lake correct
Centre latitude 59.262° correct
Centre longitude 13.387° correct
Area 3 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 1 m - 22 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 3 m - 13 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 3.5 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 10.1 km correct
Ports Installation base Karlstad correct
Ops and maintenance correct
Grid Converter platforms None correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point Dingelsundet, Karlstad correct
Cable landing point Dingelsundet, Karlstad correct
Export Cables
Please note that export cables connect the offshore transformer (substation) to either; shore or an offshore HVAC-HVDC converter station for onward transmission via HVDC cabling. Please see the converters page for planned converter stations and transmission cables.

The export cable length does not generally include the onshore component. The exception is when the onshore substation is close to shore.
Number of Export Cables correct
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Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) correct
Nominal voltage correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section Area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth correct
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Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
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Array Cables Array cable length correct
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Benefits Homes powered annually 19570 correct
CO2 reduced per year 39551 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 920 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct
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